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of the deaths of 20 children in newtown. cnn reports from bridgeport, connecticut, which is holding the biggest gun buy-back in its ift. r >> reporter: william porter said he's done with guns. the elementary school shooting in nearby newtown, connecticut, struck a nerve. >> my wife cried. we were out shopping, and we heard it in the store. she cried. you know, it's wrong. >> okay. how are you doing? >> i'm good. >> reporter: porter is turning over his handgun to police in kondz's most populous city, pat of bridgeport's largest gun buy-back ever. with well over $100,000 in private donations, police are taking the weapons no questions asked. >> i know that every gun we take in is one less gun that has the potential to kill our children. >> more than 100 guns have been collected in each of the first two days and are expected to be melted down. with millions more scattered across the u.s., can buy-backs like this one make a dent? >> these guns could have created victims, and we know that if we can reduce the number of weapons that are available through breaking into people's houses and grabbing gun
also displaced nearly 60 residents here behind me in the street on bridgeport court. the red cross has given some of them blankets. it will not only be a long day for the investigators but also for the red cross who now has the task of finding temporary housing for the 60 displaced residents. reporting live, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> kira, thank you. >>> now we are going to get a quick first look at our weather with our meteorologist, francis, who is in for lisa argen. >> good morning, carolyn and everyone. you can put the umbrellas away for a dry. we have a clear start, dry days ahead. because of the clear conditions, temperatures on the cool side this morning. in fact they are in the 30s right now in some locations. so let me just run this for you. sorry, my computer just paused for a little bit. you will find that temperatures in the low 30s to low 40s for the sunrise at around 7:25. this afternoon look for partly cloudy conditions. but no rain in sight. upper 40s to low 50s. this morning clear conditions, as well, as temperatures cool down to the 40s around the bay area. i'll hav
. the fire began after 11 last night on bridgeport court on the city's west side. the san jose fire department put out the blaze and then discovered the bodies of a man, woman, and child. >> they will upgrade the alarm and to have some personnel in place. we had multiple rescues in the middle of the night, no people are sleeping and we need to get our resources. >> three others, including the officer injured were hospitalized and the fire displaced 56 people from the building. investigators are still looking into the cause and. >>> more than 3 dozen people are without homes this morning and the fire broke out after 9:30 yesterday morning on 23rd street and quickly spread to nearby buildings on cap street. the firefighters worked for two hours to contain it. five multiunit buildings were involveed and three appear to be a total loss. nobody was injured and again, investigators are trying to determine the cause. >>> and the former owner of the mountain winery was killed in a home invasion and the police say lucas anderson, javier garcia, and deangelo austin were arrested over the pas
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. this is in an multi--building apartment complex but fortunately it was kept to one building on bridgeport court in san jose. you are seeing video from overnight. the two-alarm fire engulfed the building and gutted the apartment where it ignited. it originated in a second floor apartment. witnesses called 911 saying three people were trapped inside the apartment. at this point the three people are being identified only as a man, a woman and a young child who all died from their injuries. three other people, including a san jose police officer, are currently being treated for smoke in hal lays. >> combating the heavy fire conditions, and we had a san jose police officer who suffered smoke inhalation early on trying to get in there. actually he was able to get one of the residents out. that officer, along with two other people, are at the hospital right now being treated. >> again, this has all happened within the last six hours, since about 11:00 last night. the fire and ongoing investigation displaced nearly 60 residents. some of them are actually behind us right now with the red cross wrapped in blain
on bridgeport court just after 11:00 last night. he managed to rescue one resident. the bodies of two adults and one child were found inside. two others were taken to local hospitals for smoke inhalation. 56 people who live in that complex are now displaced. this morning we are learning more about the two people who drown off the marin headlands while fishing. nine-year-old juan carlos escamillo-monroy was swept out into the surf by a wave. his father, 37-year-old juan escamillo-rojas, jumped in to try to save him. we spoke with their family. >> it's a very difficult time, you know. everybody is saddened. >> the escamillo and monroy family has gathered to grieve and say a rosary for 37-year-old juan escamillo-rojas and his nine-year-old son, juan carlos escamillo-monroy. the father and son were avid fishermen who decided to fish on the marin headlands west of the golden gate bridge. they were fishing in an area known for unpredictable and heavy surf. a cousin joined them friday afternoon for the first and last time. [foreign language.] in spanish he told us how the son turned nine a few week
in the fiscal cliff negotiations? let's go first to bridgeport, connecticut. thanks for waiting. >> i was thinking the republicans should drop the cpi issue that they have been discussing. it seems to me that they're working on getting it worked our for the estate tax. >> the chain on the consumer price index was a point of contention raised on the house floor. the reporting from politico earlier about the loggerheads' this afternoon, they say that the provision would result in lower payments for social security beneficiaries. boston, the independent go ahead. >> most companies in the u.s. are now headquartered in toronto. they make their profit in bermuda. we're spending 47 cents on the dollar on the deficit. we will have to do like canada and put a tax on gasoline. what is your opinion? what should we do to fulfill the debt and our obligation? >> what is your opinion? you said you are tunisia. would it work in the united states? >> we have to tax the gasoline $2 a gallon. in canada, it is $2 a gallon for gasoline tax. they are balancing their budget. >> i am going to let you go. we
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